13 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

National Minority Health Month – Missouri Latino Health Survey

As we celebrate National Minority Health Month in April, the Missouri Health Equity Collaborative (MOHEC) wants to raise awareness about health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities and efforts to advance health equity. MOHEC has worked the past couple of years to better understand Latino immigrants’ perspective on: 1) the process they […]

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15 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

African American & Hispanic Health Equity in Missouri

The Missouri Foundation for Health and the Missouri Health Equity Collaborative are pleased to invite leaders from communities throughout Missouri to a forum to promote collaborative health equity interventions across sectors. Join us for this opportunity to network, learn the latest disparity data, and hear from leaders in the field, including promising interventions! Confirmed Speakers: […]

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14 July 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Can Health Care Information Technology Save Babies?

Researchers at the University of Virginia and The Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that by increasing basic electronic medical records (EMRs)  adoption by 10 %, hospitals would contribute at reducing the neonatal mortality by 16 deaths per 100,000 live births. The study goes on to show that implementation of HIT technology might help some population […]

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